Students can complete the program in 3 years.
Professional opportunities through practicum experiences, experiential learning, and internships.
Students can personalize their education by adding electives that provide additional focus.
Program prepares you for graduate school and professional work in a wide variety of jobs, including business, advertising, journalism, public relations, government, and more.
The Communication program provides a comprehensive education in the study of human communication, as well as five main professional areas of the communication field. The program provides you with a strong foundation in communication studies while integrating the areas of public relations, graphic design, marketing, advertising and event management through both course work and experience outside the classroom.
The Communication curriculum provides the opportunity for you to use communication theory and principles, as well as current technologies, to design and/or evaluate oral, written or visual communication in a variety of professional settings. You will learn to use different communication methods and tools to design and/or evaluate an event or campaign in the field.
Students must gain general admission to the University of Charleston to be enrolled in the IC major.
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Career Options with a degree in Communication.
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